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Substance Name: (+-)-Pulegone
RN: 15932-80-6
InChIKey: NZGWDASTMWDZIW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Note

  • Component of peppermint oil.

Classification Code

  • Skin / Eye Irritant

Molecular Formula

  • C10-H16-O

Molecular Weight

  • 152.2354
 
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Names and Synonyms

Results Name

  • (+-)-Pulegone

Name of Substance

  • Pulegone

Synonyms

  • (+-)-Pulegone
  • 1-Isopropylidene-4-methyl-2-cyclohexanone
  • 1-Methyl-4-isopropylidene-3-cyclohexanone
  • 4(8)-p-Menthen-3-one
  • 5-Methyl-2-(1-methylethylidene)cyclohexanone
  • 5-Methyl-2-isopropylidenecyclohexanone
  • d-p-Menth-4(8)-en-3-one
  • EINECS 240-070-1

Systematic Names

  • 2-Isopropylidene-5-methylcyclohexanone
  • Cyclohexanone, 5-methyl-2-(1-methylethylidene)-
  • p-Menth-4(8)-en-3-one

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 15932-80-6

Other Registry Number

  • 3285-04-9

System Generated Number

  • 0015932806

Structure Descriptors

InChI

InChI=1S/C10H16O/c1-7(2)9-5-4-8(3)6-10(9)11/h8H,4-6H2,1-3H3

InChIKey

NZGWDASTMWDZIW-UHFFFAOYSA-N

Smiles

CC1CCC(=C(C)C)C(=O)C1

Toxicity

Organism Test Type Route Reported Dose (Normalized Dose) Effect Source
mouse LD50 intraperitoneal 150mg/kg (150mg/kg)   National Technical Information Service. Vol. AD691-490,
mouse LD50 subcutaneous 1709mg/kg (1709mg/kg) BEHAVIORAL: CONVULSIONS OR EFFECT ON SEIZURE THRESHOLD

LUNGS, THORAX, OR RESPIRATION: RESPIRATORY DEPRESSION
Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 867, 1978.
rabbit LD50 skin 3090mg/kg (3090mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 867, 1978.
rat LD50 oral 470mg/kg (470mg/kg)   Food and Cosmetics Toxicology. Vol. 16, Pg. 867, 1978.